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  • WNA Applauds Senate Passage of SB 163 Workplace Violence Against Nurses

    Please click here for a printable PDF of this press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2019 Contact: Gina Dennik-Champion, WNA Executive Director gina@wisconsinnurses.org (608)228-3300 (c) WNA-supported legislation will provide criminal penalties for perpetrators who cause battery to Registered Nurses and other nursing personnel. The State Senate voted on November

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  • Results of WNA Quick Poll – Nurse Safety Coming and Leaving Work

    In 2012 and 2017 Wisconsin Nurses were invited to participate in an on-line survey that examined nurses experience of workplace violence.  The results of the survey indicated that nurses were being physically, verbally and sexually assaulted in the workplace. The earlier surveys did not examine instances of workplace violence when arriving

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  • Voting is now open for the 2019 WNA Elections! 

    You may access the form by clicking on the link provided below. Please note that you may only vote once! Links to the position descriptions and candidate statements are included in the election ballot. Voting closes on Sunday, November 3, 2020. A big thank you to everyone who nominated themselves for a position. Your dedication

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  • Workplace Violence Against Nurses Update

    The Workplace Violence Against Nurses passes the Assembly Committee. Assembly Bill 175 passed the Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and Safety on Thursday. This legislation was introduced to enhance the penalties for people who commit violence against nurses, making battery to a nurse a felony instead of a misdemeanor. The committee

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  • Nurses Testify in Support of Workplace Violence Legislation

    Nurses representing WNA, employee health and nurse leaders testified last Tuesday and Wednesday in support of the Workplace Violence against Nurses legislation.  In response to the increase in workplace violence against nurses, Senator Dale Kooyenga and State Representative Gae Magnafici have authored SB 163 and AB 175. These bills call

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